What is BOOM?

An inclosure formed upon the surface of a stream or other body of water, by means of piers and a chain of spars, for the purpose of collecting or storing logs or timber. Powers’ Appeal, 125 Pa. 175, 17 Atl. 254, 11 Am. St. Rep. 882; Lumber Co. v. Green, 76 Mich. 320, 43 N. W. 576; Gasper v. Heimbach, 59 Minn. 102, 60 N. W. lOSO; Boom Corp. v. Whiting, 29 Me. 123.

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